You’d think a police robot would always be ready to help those in need, but that wasn’t the case when Cogo Guebara tried to summon one’s help. She rushed over to press its emergency alert button after seeing a brawl break out nearby in Salt Lake Park, Los Angeles, but rather than alert actual police offers, HP RoboCop loudly said “Step out of the way,” and then continued to roll away playing an ‘intergalactic tune’, while pausing periodically to say ‘Please keep the park clean.’ Read more for two videos and additional information.
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We know that the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max feature textured back glass that provide an elegant look that is also tough, slip resistant, and feels good in the hand, but what about cleaning the triple rear camera system? Sure, you could do it the traditional way by using a microfiber cloth or a cotton swab moistened with distilled water, but Unnecessary Inventions has something else in mind…the iWipe Pro Max to be more specific. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Jorge Manalang went to work at O’Hare International Airport on Monday and ended up “saving the day in Chicago.” How so? He managed to ram an out-of-control beverage cart on a tarmac with another vehicle before it could harm any of the numerous employees on the ground or the airplane right behind it. Someone managed to capture this event on camera and promptly uploaded it to social media. Read more to watch.
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Most auto enthusiasts already know that the 2020 Toyota Supra is based on the Z4, and one new owner of the former from Ontario, Canada decided to install BMW badges on his vehicle just because. Confusion (and rage) quickly ensues on social media, but many were quick to point out the facts. In any case, the fifth-generation Supra comes equipped with two BMW-sourced engine options: a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four or a turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-six engine. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Matt Benedetto specializes in creating unnecessary inventions, and while we’ve featured his work before, he’s back with another round of things you probably don’t need, but wouldn’t mind having. Starting off, we have the Infinity Saucelet, which is basically the Infinity Gauntlet power stones replaces with McDonalds (or any other fast food establishment) sauces. “In one snap of my fingers all your fast food dreams will come to life. This extremely powerful gauntlet can wield the power of all of your favorite fast food sauces all at once. Cover everything in sauce… whatever it takes,” said Matt. Read more to see his latest creations.
Yes, Microsoft the Musical exists and it’s not just some random parody video. It was dreamed up and led by real Microsoft Interns, and starts off with them introducing Bill Gates before coming up with the ‘Idea of Gates’ to motivate people to continue working on their ideas. Then it moves on to Windows and how it ended up funding all of their future projects. Read more to watch and for additional information.
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Steve Jobs, the former chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and co-founder of Apple Inc., may have passed away in 2011, but someone spotted his doppelganger in Egypt recently and decided to snap a photo for the world to see, or at least Facebook users. The image quickly was shared around social media, and some users say that it’s not just the look, but something about the way he sits that channels the energy of Steve Jobs. Read more for the full image and additional information.
Some residents in a Virginia neighborhood woke up to an interesting surprise at their front door, an old television set, and it’s not from Amazon or some other online retailer, but rather a man who wears a television on his head. One homeowner’s Ring doorbell surveillance camera captured this mysterious figure laying an older set down on their front porch and just walking off. Read more for the video and additional information.
Ever wonder how celebrities, or yourself, would look about 30-years in the future? The FaceApp aging feature should do the trick, and recently it’s become a social media hit, with many using it on well-known actors, like Tom Holland and Chris Evans. How does it work? It uses AI-powered neural network technology to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. That’s right, the app can transform a face to make it smile, look younger, look older, or even change gender. Read more to see a few popular celebrities decades in the future.
Scientists have discovered that YouTube sensation Snowball the dancing cockatoo boasts sophisticated brain function thought to originally be exclusive to humans. They analyzed a new set of videos and determined that the famous bird, who resides at a bird sanctuary in Indianna, is also capable of creativity and spontaneity on a whim. In other words, he taught himself to perform as many as 14 different moves, none that were taught to him, according to his owner. Read more for two analysis videos and additional information.